Manza by Demoncy-Vergne

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It’s amusing, and often surprising, to see the associations we create: the mysteries of the game of seduction often escape us. What brings us apart, and what draws us together? The answer is less obvious than may seem, but it often rests in a couple’s creative potential. Together, the two are worth more than the sums of their parts, creating an alchemy and an equilibrium which are so strong that one no longer sees the pairing’s strangeness. Let us demonstrate this most rigorously by taking the example of the apple-lemon coupling: common flavors which, when artistically paired in the right quantities, pander delightfully to our sweet cravings. The Manza dessert offered by Demoncy-Vergne adopts these two flavors, but will it attain the harmony we crave? We’re about to find out. Continue reading “Manza by Demoncy-Vergne”

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Matcha Green Tea Chiffon Cake by Borissou

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Let us abandon ourselves in a beautiful white bed awash in a sea of fluffy gauze and soft fabric. Let it all go and fall back on this feathery pillow to catch our breath after a turbulent night, and stay forever submerged under these silky sheets. Let us wallow in this infinite softness, eyes closed, a faint smile of satistfaction floating on our lips. Ah, could we ever hope to find such voluptunesness anywhere else? Probably not – except perhaps in a tender korean-style chiffon cake. Always in search of novel sensations, it is at Borissou, a newly opened Franco-Korean pastry shop, that we seize a matcha-flavored chiffon cake, white as snow. The time of judgement has come. Continue reading “Matcha Green Tea Chiffon Cake by Borissou”

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